Upstairs, Downstairs
Odds and ends

This page contains various miscellaneous bits and bobs which didn't really fit anywhere else on the site. Some items are OCRd from bad photocopies etc., so there may be a few typos here and there. To download an item, do a right-click on the underlined link and select "save link as" (or "save target as") and save the file to your hard disk. A lot of these files are in PDF format – you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader (free).

A rare interview with Eileen Atkins (co-creator) published in London's Metrolife magazine in April 2005. Though not specifically about UpDown, this article contains some rare biographical notes. (PDF document)

An Upstairs, Downstairs competition quiz from tvlife magazine in 1974. (PDF document)

An interesting article (again from tvlife) concerning salaries and the cost of living during the Upstairs, Downstairs time period. (PDF document)

The UK Cost of Living 1750 to 2012. You can use this to find out the cost, in today's terms, of prices mentioned within the series (or any other series set after 1750!) (PDF document)

TV critic Victor Lewis-Smith reviews one of Granada Plus' reruns of the show for London's Evening Standard. (PDF document)

An Upstairs, Downstairs wordsearch. (PDF document)

Woman Season Four-Five bridge story – part 1. (PDF document)

Woman Season Four-Five bridge story – part 2. (PDF document)

Woman Season Four-Five bridge story – part 3. (PDF document)

TV Times Thomas & Sarah bridge story – part 1. (PDF document)

TV Times Thomas & Sarah bridge story – part 2. (PDF document)

Errand Of Mercy – 1974 short story by Jean Marsh from magazine tvlife. (Thanks to Michael Baxter for this.) (PDF document)

Richard Marson's episode guide from Primetime. From the very early 1990s, probably the first ever episode guide in print. (Thanks to Martin P for this.) (PDF document)

Jerry Kohl's original list of episodes, from the early days of the net. Note that this is presented for historical interest, and has a few errors. (PDF document)

An article from a book called Understanding Television about the making of A Perfect Stranger (Thanks to Kenny McGuinness for this.) (JPGs – page1 page2 page3 page4 page5 page6 pages7&8)

LWT press release for the Upstairs, Downstairs Remembered documentary from 1996. (PDF document)

TV Times publicity for the After Upstairs, Downstairs documentary in August 2002. (JPG – page1)

Radio Times publicity for the After Upstairs, Downstairs documentary. (JPG – page1)

What's On TV publicity for the After Upstairs, Downstairs documentary. (JPG – page1)

What's The Bellamy Story Now? – An article from My Weekly magazine from December 1978. (JPGs – page1 page2 page3)

A letter from "Rose" to "Mrs Hudson" (née Mrs Bridges) from 1931 (about a year after 165 was sold off in Whither Shall I Wander?). Originally published in the 1976 Best of Upstairs, Downstairs special. (JPG – page 1)

Nicely researched article from the Daily Mail about the history and owners of the real house at (1)65 Eaton Place. (PDF document)

A interview with Nicola Pagett done for this site in 2002. (web page)

Original recipe for Mrs Bridges' speciality, Baron of Lamb, from a 1920's cookery book Modern Culinary Art, The Best French and Foreign Cookery. (Thanks to Mathew Jackson for this.) (PDF document)